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- Subject: Re: Executing lua script on webserver
- From: Michal Kolodziejczyk <miko@...>
- Date: Sat, 07 Feb 2015 00:40:34 +0100
On 06.02.2015 16:37, Michael Gerbracht wrote:
> I would like to generate a licence file using lua code involving some
> information from a website. So if user goes to my website, makes some choices
> and enters his personal data, this information should be passed to a lua
> script (e.g. by writing/reading a database entry) which takes the provided
> information and generates a licence file. This licence file should then be
> send to the user (via e-mail or download).
Check out turbolua.org.
> My question is not about the lua script itself but I don't know whether it is
> possible to run a lua script on a webserver. Can you give me some hint
> whether this is possible and what it required to get it running? Also, is it
> likely that my hoster (domainfactory.de) will allow me to run a lua script on
> my website?
You will need to ask them. Will they allow you to install a lua
interpreter? Or will they do it for you? Many web hosting companies do
not allow to install third party binaries on their webservers.